Study Abroad In Ghana

14-day summer program. Open to the general public!

May 29 – June 11, 2024

 

SANKOFA MUSIC IMMERSION

Sankofa Music Immersion is an extraordinary study abroad program that aims to immerse participants in the captivating world of traditional music, drumming, and dance originating from Ghana. Through our meticulously designed curriculum, attendees will have the unique opportunity to not only learn the rhythmic melodies and vibrant movements but also to deeply connect with Ghanaian culture and its warm-hearted inhabitants. Our mission is to build cultural bridges, fostering a global community united by the universal language of music and the arts. With unwavering dedication, we proudly serve both the U.S. and Ghana, weaving together diverse communities and spreading the joy of music.

The visionary behind Sankofamusicimmersion, Kwame Ahima, has been an esteemed Adjunct Faculty member at the Blair School of Music since 2000. A true master of the Asante Talking Drums of Ghana, Mr. Ahima is not only a founder and artistic director of the renowned Sogo Dance Ensemble but also the driving force behind the thriving Sogo Youth Performing Ensemble. As the manager of the Nana-Nom Ensemble, he has brought the soulful rhythms of West Africa to audiences worldwide. Furthermore, Mr. Ahima shares his profound knowledge and passion as a drum and dance instructor at the esteemed Global Education Center in Nashville. With his expertise as a master drummer, he is also an integral part of the Odomankoma Kyerema Cultural Troupe. Continually dedicated to education, Mr. Ahima remains actively engaged in the classroom, working with adults, youth, and conducting transformative residencies and workshops in esteemed colleges, universities, and K-12 schools throughout the nation.

Discover the Vibrant Rhythms of Ghana

Sankofa (return& retreive) Music Immersion presents an exceptional study abroad program that delves deep into the captivating world of traditional Ghanaian music, drumming, and dance. With our meticulously crafted curriculum, participants not only learn the enchanting melodies and dynamic movements but also cultivate a profound connection with the rich cultural heritage of Ghana and its warm-hearted people. Our mission is to build bridges across cultures, fostering a global community united by the universal language of music and the arts. With unwavering dedication, we proudly serve both the U.S. and Ghana, weaving together diverse communities and spreading the joy of music. Embark on this incredible journey with us and uncover the extraordinary sounds of Ghana.

Study Abroad in Ghana

Learn traditional music and dance in Ghana.

Workshops & Clinics

Hands-on drumming for students and teachers.

Excursions & Immersion

Experience Ghana and everything in between

Imported Instruments

Handmade African drums, bells, rattles and more.

“Sounds of Ghana” A Musical Journey Throughout Ghana

Our Driving Force

SankofaMusicImmersion is driven by a powerful mission to forge unbreakable cultural bonds between individuals and communities across the globe through the transformative power of music and the arts. In an increasingly interconnected world, the universal language of music transcends boundaries, fostering unity and harmony among all of humanity.